Post-Exposure Follow-Up for Faculty, Staff and Other Students

Faculty, staff and other students who in the course of their laboratory work, experience a needle stick injury or occupational exposure should contact the 24-hour needle stick hotline maintained by the University Health Service: 216.368.6635.

The faculty, staff or student should notify their supervisor of the accident immediately.

If the accident occurs Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 4:30, the person injured should report to the University Health Service for treatment of the injury IMMEDIATELY after the occurrence. Please do not delay being evaluated.

If the accident occurs after normal business hours, call the needle stick hotline maintained by the University Health Service at 216.368.6635 and follow the directions given on the message or call 216.368.2450 and ask to speak with the nurse on-call.